Obituaries 04-04-24

April 02, 2024


Jan. 14, 1941-March 30, 2024

Funeral services for Judith (Foster) Hamilton, 83, of Meadville, will be

at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2024 from Landmark Pentecostal

Church in Eddiceton, with Rev. Jessie Givens officiating. Visitation

will be from 11 a.m. until time of service on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at

the church.

Born on Jan. 14, 1941, she was a lifelong member of the United

Pentecostal Church, serving as a musician, teacher and treasurer. She

loved taking care of her many flowers and plans and family gatherings,

where she enjoyed fellowship and playing board games.

Proverbs 31:27: "She watches over the ways of her household and does not

eat the break of idleness."

She died on Saturday, March 30, 2024.

She is survived by Jerry Lavonne and Donna Hamilton, Shauna Hamilton and

Marc Barrier and grandson John Foster Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Vonn Hamilton; and her

granddaughter, Katelyn Sue Hamilton.

Memorial donations can be made to Mississippi Toughest Kids---Camp

Kamassa, 123 E. Georgetown St., Crystal Springs, MS 39059.

Online condolences and other information are available at

Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville is in charge of arrangements.


June 28, 1948-March 25, 2024

Funeral services for Larry Douglas Smallwood, 75, of the Pleasant Valley

Community, were conducted on Monday, April 1, 2024 from the Chapel of

Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville, with Rev. Matt Blackwell


Interment followed at Midway Cemetery in Meadville.

Born on June 29, 1948 in Bude to Lee Smallwood and Clydene Patterson

Smallwood, he served our country in the United States Army during the

Vietnam War.

He enjoyed fishing and was a very talent man who could repair of build

almost anything. He loved using his many talents to helps his friends

and neighbors whom he loved to visit with. He loved his long-time

sweetheart and wife of 56 years, Sue. He loved his family and extended

family and always looked forward to spending time with them.

He died on Monday, March 25, 2024 at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Sue Scott Smallwood; his brother and

sister-in-law, Mike and Mott Smallwood; his sister and brother-in-law,

Jerry and Kyle Dixon; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Clydene Smallwood; and

his sisters, Lee Dean Bass and Joane Coleman.

Pallbearers were Billy Smallwood, Tommy Lynn Sullivan, M.L. Bonds,

Johnny Scott, Melvin Ward and Harold Spring.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.